Washington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports Britax Child Safety, Inc. (Britax) is recalling certain Advocate ClickTight child seats, model numbers E9LT95Q, E9LT95Z, E9LT95N, and E1A025Q, Boulevard ClickTight child seats, model numbers E9LT86F, E1A135Q, E9LT86G, E9LT85Q, E9LT86A, E9LT86H, E9LT85S, E1A015Q, E1A016A, and E1A016H, and Marathon ClickTight child seats, model numbers E1A116L, E9LT76P, E9LT71Q, E9LT76N, E9LT76B, E9LT75R, E9LT76L, E1A006B, E1A005R and EXA116L, manufactured August 1st, 2014, to July 29th, 2015.
The affected child seats have a red harness adjuster button that may stick in the down (harness release) position allowing the shoulder harness to loosen.
Manufacturer: Britax Child Safety, Inc.
Report Receipt Date: August 11th, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15C003000
Component(s): Child Seat
Potential Number of Units Affected: 213,753
|Vehicle Make / Model||Model Year(s)|
|Britax / Advocate ClickTight||08/01/2014-07/29/2015|
|Britax / Boulevard ClickTight||08/01/2014-07/29/2015|
|Britax / Marathon ClickTight||08/01/2014-07/29/2015|
If the harness loosens, the child may not be properly restrained, increasing their risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Britax will notify registered owners and send them a remedy kit that includes a lubricant to apply to the harness adjuster button, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on August 17th, 2015.
Owners may contact Britax customer service at 1.888.427.4829, option 3 or by visiting www.BritaxClickTightConvertibleRecall.com
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1.888.327.4236 (TTY 1.800.424.9153), or go to www.safercar.gov